Asked Feb 3, 2020

You are the curator of a museum.  The museum is running short of funds, so you decide to increase revenue.  Should you increase or decrease the price of admission? Explain


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The decision of the curator of a museum will be based on the price elasticity of demand. The price elasticity of demand measures how much quantity demanded by the consumer or responds of a consumer to the change in price.

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In the case of an inelastic demand, the increase in price will not harm the demand for the product, here the change in demand is less response ...

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